Last week we released no clip’s “world-01″ exclusively to our Mad Decent Premium subscribers. Now we’re releasing it to everyone as a free download via ed.com! Riley Thomasson aka noclip draws on inspiration from classical ensemble training, analog synthesis, hip-hop, video games and a sense of exploration and discovery. “world-01″ is the first track created under the noclip moniker. Combining candied chords and nostalgic 16-bit melodies, “world-01″ will warp zone you right into your favorite childhood memories.
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Last year, we ho ho ho’d all the way to the top of iTunes Dance with the release of A Very Decent Christmas. What began as an office inside joke turned into one of our most buzz-worthy releases of 2013, and now we are BACK with 10 brand new holiday jams from your favorite Mad Decent artists. A Very Very Decent Christmas snowballs into an even deeper level of brilliant insanity. Mashing up your favorite holiday jingles with their own styles and beats Diplo, Davoodi, DJ Fire, Jesse Slayter & Wuki, 4B, Wiwek, Aquadrop, Snappy Jit, Splurt and Alizzz give you everything you’ll need to turn your boring holiday party into a wild Christmas rave.
1. Jesse Slayter & Wuki – Rock Them Bells
2. Diplo & Alvaro – 6th Gear (Bethlehem Edition) [feat. Kstylis]
3. Snappy Jit – Lil Drumma Boy
4. Aquadrop – Troll the Halls
5. Splurt – #OMW2SYG (Xmas Version)
6. Davoodi – The Nutcraka
7. 4B – Drop It Again (Xmas Version)
8. Wiwek – Totem Night
9. Alizzz – WHAT IF (Jingle Edit)
Spotify Exclusive: DJ Fire – Twerkith on These Bells
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The 2 DEEP boys from LA hit us with this month’s latest episode for Mad Decent Worldwide Radio. DESPACIO is a screwed down, slo-mo mix of dembow/dancehall, hip hop, jungle terror, and some moombah and cumbia bass thrown in for good measure. This is the 1st installment, check back with them after the new year for mas despacio!
Here’ some words from the guys themselves about the mix-
So really quick: DESPACIO means “slow/slow(ed) down” in Spanish. As for our mix, this is how it breaks down:
In the first 15 minutes of this mix you’ll hear some tracks that have been slowed down to 80 beats per minute with an added dembow/dancehall rhythm added to it.
In the last 15 minutes of the mix you’ll hear some of our favorite Jungle Terror tunes at the moment slowed down to 110 beats per minutes because #moombahton .
hitboy – grinding all my life (2DEEP Despacio Edit)
schlachthofbronx – slowine
rae sremmurd – we (2DEEP Despacio Edit)
Young Thug – Take a Picture (2DEEP Despacio Edit)
Juicy J – Low (2DEEP Despacio Edit)
Young Thug – Pass me the hookah (2DEEP Despacio Edit)
Que – Too Much (2DEEP Chopped and Screwed Hook Edit)
Happy Colors & Hammo Sung – Calle es Calle
The PartySquad – I’m about to kill
Teenwolf and Shelco Garcia – House Party (2DEEP remix)
Partynextdoor – Recognize (2DEEP Despacio Edit)
Nipsey Hussle – Checc me out (2DEEP Despacio Edit)
Too Short & E40 – Money on the Floor (DeeJay Quality & 2DEEP Tormenta Tropical Remix)
Damn Them – Brazileira ( 2DEEP 108 Moombahton edit)
Hasse de Moor – Pull up da booty Bootleg ( 2DEEP 108 Moombahton edit)
LowParse – Get Weird Remix (2DEEP 108 Moombahton edit)
Rawtek & Funky Craig – Shaka Zulu (2DEEP 108 Moombahton edit)
Wildsound – Jangala (2DEEP 108 Moombahton edit)
Ido B & Zooki – Yokozona (2DEEP 108 Moombahton edit)
Kzeero & Law x Order – Saints (2DEEP 108 Moombahton edit)
Funky Craig – Toucan (2DEEP 108 Moombahton edit)
Rawtek – Lizard King (2DEEP 108 Moombahton edit)
Paper Diamonds has announced the launch of the Rain Drops EP, The Rain Drops Tour and the The Rain Gang Movement at the start of 2015.
The Rain Drops Tour Experience will include an entirely curated sub bass system by PK Sound, a tailor made set-list ranging from Paper Diamond’s Levitate EP and releases from past and present, leading into the brand new Rain Drops EP. With the Rain Drops Tour, Paper Diamond intends to redefine what a live musical experience really is, not only to the performer but to the fans.
Make sure catch Paper Diamonds as he makes stops at over 32 venues across North America. Tickets are available here.
Along with the tour and Rain Drops EP, Paper Diamond is launching The Rain Gang, a community of like-minded individuals who share a love of music, art, and creativity. When most people think of the term “making it rain” they think about throwing dollar bills, but when Paper Diamond says “make it rain”, he’s talking about controlling the weather, putting new work into the atmosphere all the time.
Listen to a special preview of Take Me Away above, the first of many new originals that Paper Diamond has in store for 2015.
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We’ve teamed up with the guys over at SubPac for an exclusive giveaway of a limited edition Scientist SubPac S1!
For those of you who have not heard of SubPac‘s before, it is a a revolutionary tactile audio system that transfers low frequencies to your body and provides you with an entirely new experience to listening to music. The SubPac silently transfers bass frequencies from 5hz to 125hz directly to your body adding a powerful new physical dimension to the music you are producing or listening to.
Enter for your chance to win a Scientist SubPac S1 by tweeting us with the hashtag #SubPacScientist
THE SUBPAC STORY:
SubPac has collaborated with Dub Music legend The Scientist, to produce 6 extremely Limited Edition Scientist SubPac S1′s. The Scientist, from Kingston Jamaica, is one of the originators of dub music and burst onto the reggae scene in the early ’70s after beginning his career as an engineer at Dub Music originator King Tubby’s studio in the mid 70’s. Coming to prominence in the early 1980s his mixes featured on many classic Jamaican releases in the first part of the decade defining the Dub Music sound as we now know it. The dubbed out delay effects that you hear in just about every Deep House record played in clubs across the world right now are testament to the debt owed to The Scientist and Dub Music originators like him as his work continues to influence modern dance music 30 years after he started making it. Now based in Los Angeles he is still sought out for his mixing and dubbing skills while continuing to release his own music as well.
Check out the video below to learn more about the partnership:
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Known for fusing together tropical rhythms to create distinctive and hard-hitting dance anthems, Wiwek is back with a crazier sound than ever before. As the leading producer in the Jungle Terror movement, dutch DJ/Producer Wiwek has been renowned by the likes of Diplo, Brodinski, Laidback Luke, Tiesto, Gregor Salto and more for his signature production style. His new single “Ground Shake” (Out Dec. 2nd on Mad Decent) is a prime example of what Jungle Terror is all about: tropical bangers underscored by insane bass lines and irresistibly fun rhythms. As a taste, we’re dropping another new Wiwek original “Ragga”. Playing off of dancehall vibes, Wiwek crafted an insane tune that will heat up even the chilliest parties this winter.
Before he was 20 years old, Baltimore Club legend Blaqstarr had produced over a half-a-dozen of the genre’s biggest tunes. A fierce desire to try out different ideas matched with fearlessness and curiosity helped Blaqstarr propel beyond the confines of his hometown. Teaming up with Lotfy Nathan, the renowned director of 12 O’Clock Boys, Blaqstarr brings us the official music video for one of his most popular tracks from the early days, “Hands Up Thumbs Down”. Premiered by FACT Mag, the video is an exciting and fun-to-watch glimpse into the culture of Bmore club.
Not that is a new thing for a Mad Decent reader, but to be honest Moombahton is still pretty new to mainstream audiences.
African, Asian, and South American Audiences do not really have mainstream Moombahtonistas, and usually rely on 1 or two
official remixes to jump in the wagon.
However, in 2014 a great shift in the genre, specially in radio as it has been slowly getting more attention from wider audiences. Call it, Major Lazer’s & Ariana grande Moombahsoul collab, or Bacondo’s 20 weeks in a top 10 radio from Chile, Peru & Mexico, Moombahton is getting stronger in South American (less Underground Scene).
To begin with this Moombahton Avalanche, we start with one of the MD BoatParty dudes, and perhaps the newest face of Moombahton. Happy Colors.
His new collab with Colombian Tombs is a perfect blend of Moombahton, and Salsa, with lots of Bass. (FREE)
The whole EP will be released next week, so do not forget to check us out again to grab the whole thing.
Next one, Bolivian Moombathon, indeed..
This one has a bit of cumbia as well
Wolf & Dog (Free) El Moombahton.
Striking hard with a whole compilation, Stark & Latin Army release Viva Moombahton Mierda!
From the compilation, Anthem Guayando gets an impressive Moombah-treatment that is worth the whole download
But make sure to check Andean Moombahton from Wost & Stark > (LINK)
A lesser known approach is actually organic Moombahcore, so it is really great to hear real guitars and (live played) synths on this epic track from Venezuelan Nouxious
Valentino Khan’s make some noise becomes even more epic with this Los X remix.
Last but not least, Upcoming Release from Mal Dicen!
Distrak & Roy Monsta. Chick N Bounce!
Major Lazer has a new original track featuring Ariana Grande on the original motion picture soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Pt. 1! Perhaps the most popular literary and cinematic trilogy of our generation, this is Diplo’s second musical work to be included in the films (the first being his collaboration “Elastic Heart” with Sia & The Weekend). Laying Ariana’s vocals over a bouncy true-to-form Major Lazer instrumental, “All My Love” carries as much depth as it does energy, making for a stellar addition to the Hunger Games track repertoire.
Stream “All My Love” on Spotify!
Support “All My Love” + grab the full soundtrack on iTunes!
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It’s the return of the rebirth! The Masta Blasta himself takes on the task of remixing his own track “Drunk All The Time (feat. Simon Lord)” of his epic debut album Money Sucks, Friends Rule. The Masta Blasta himself gives the once whimsical song, a thrashy headbangin’ makeover. And the best part? We’re giving it away on Soundcloud for free!
Stream the “Drunk All The Time (feat. Simon Lord) [the Rebirth]” above and check out Dillon Francis’ debut album Money Sucks, Friends Rule out now on digital retailers! Dillon’s 12-track brainchild brings in a number of DJ/producer friends and vocalists including Martin Garrix, The Chain Gang of 1974, Major Lazer, DJ Snake and more.
Support Money Sucks, Friends Rule on iTunes!
Be on the look out for the Friends Rule US Tour as it stops at a city near you! Visit www.friendsruletour.com to RSVP + get you tickets today.
NOV 17 – NASHVILLE, TN @ MARATHON MUSIC WORKS
NOV 19 – ASHEVILLE, NC @ ORANGE PEEL
NOV 20 – CHARLOTTE, NC @ THE FILLMORE
NOV 21 – WASHINGTON, DC @ ECHO STAGE
NOV 22 – BALTIMORE, MD @ RAMS HEAD LIVE!
NOV 25 – WALLINGFORD, CT @ DOME AT OAKDALE
NOV 26 – PHILADELPHIA, PA @ ELECTRIC FACTORY
NOV 28 – BOSTON, MA @ HOUSE OF BLUES
NOV 29 – BOSTON, MA @ HOUSE OF BLUES
NOV30 – MONTREAL, QC @ NEW CITY GAS
DEC 01 – TORONTO, ON @ DANFORTH MUSIC HALL
DEC 03 – ROYAL OAK, MI @ ROYAL OAK MUSIC THEATER
DEC 05 – CHICAGO, IL @ ARAGON BALLROOM
DEC 06 – MINNEAPOLIS, MN @ SKYWAY THEATRE
DEC 09 – MADISON, WI @ ORPHEUM THEATRE
DEC 10 – KANSAS CITY, MO @ ARVEST BANK THEATRE
DEC 12 – BROOMFIELD, CO @ 1ST BANK CENTER
DEC 13 – SALT LAKE CITY, UT @ IN THE VENUE
DEC 15 – PORTLAND, OR @ ROSELAND THEATER
DEC 18 – OAKLAND, CA @ FOX THEATER
DEC 20 – LOS ANGELES, CA @ SHRINE EXPO HALL
DEC 21 – LOS ANGELES, CA @ SHRINE EXPO HALL